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The Birth of the Blues

In the beginning there was the fleece!  I bought this Shetland lamb fleece from a friend at our spinning circle, laid out on my greenhouse floor I had to decide what I was going to do with it.                  Close … Continue reading

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Chanel to Westwood at the Fashion & Textile Museum Bermonsey

This is one of my favourite museums, you can always be sure of an interesting exhibition here, although this was not as flamboyant as some it was very interesting, covering the development and use of Knitting during the last centaury. … Continue reading

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Twelfth Night – 6/359

Twelfth night or what you will!  All the decos taken down including the door wreath! Ah Lazy Sunday

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Home 5/360

No plans for today just pottering about the home, Peter stoked up the fire and it burned well, what a delight This is the Amerylis that Rita gave me for Christmas, we will come back to it later and see … Continue reading

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Amaryillis

Just before Christmas I bought a dried up old bulb of an Amaryillis from a supermarket, and with a little TLC this is what we all need.l need it bloomed. We had weeks of pleasure.  Now it has died down and … Continue reading

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Wool Gathering

Meeting Linda at the Yew Tree Barn in theLake Districtand buying  home spun Jacob’s wool from her sparked my interest in Spinning yarn myself.  I looked around for places to find out about it and put up a message on … Continue reading

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Walking Windermere and Wool

The intention visiting the lakes was to walk on the fells and take in the beautiful scenery, more rain but it did not stop us walking to the top of an Iron Age fort where Peter stopped to do a … Continue reading

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Gray Nomads

In May we turned into Gray Nomads and took our Motor Home up North first stopping in Harrogate and to visit RHS Harlow Carr A beautiful garden probably I think the best of all the RHS gardens   We arrived early and … Continue reading

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Is it Summer already?

Well today does not feel much like summer and watching the Open Golf they don’t seem too happy either! But we have had a good spring with some beautiful wild flowers.  A visit to North Meadow at Cricklade to see … Continue reading

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Essex Tattoo Expo 2011

Last Sunday we went to the Essex Tattoo Expo 2011 at The Brentwood Centre.  I have never been to an event like this befor but saw it as a chance to get photos of some colourful characters.        We were … Continue reading

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